The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 36 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 501 505 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.86% 5.99% 4.01%
As % of the System Software category 52.30% 56.05% 50.76%
Number of salaries quoted 408 470 321
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
958 901 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.20% 10.69% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 794 792 632
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 151 £31,500 -10.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +10 117 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Essex -18 94 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Bedfordshire -12 63 £36,500 -2.66% 6
Suffolk -8 52 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Norfolk +19 27 £26,500 +55.88% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 724 (81.53%) Windows
2 534 (60.14%) Microsoft
3 376 (42.34%) VMware
4 347 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 328 (36.94%) MS Exchange
6 271 (30.52%) MS Excel
7 254 (28.60%) Citrix
8 226 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 219 (24.66%) DNS
10 217 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 214 (24.10%) Firewall
12 205 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 194 (21.85%) ITIL
14 189 (21.28%) SQL Server
15 185 (20.83%) MS Office
16 169 (19.03%) Cisco
17 168 (18.92%) SAN
17 168 (18.92%) Windows 7
18 164 (18.47%) DHCP
19 160 (18.02%) SQL
20 158 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2010
21 148 (16.67%) Hyper-V
22 146 (16.44%) TCP/IP
23 137 (15.43%) SharePoint
24 132 (14.86%) Linux
25 130 (14.64%) LAN
26 123 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
27 122 (13.74%) Windows XP
27 122 (13.74%) MCSE
28 109 (12.27%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 328 (36.94%) MS Exchange
2 158 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 137 (15.43%) SharePoint
4 92 (10.36%) IIS
5 85 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 54 (6.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 44 (4.95%) Lync
9 24 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (2.48%) Apache
11 20 (2.25%) Tomcat
12 16 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (1.69%) IBM Notes
14 14 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
14 14 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (1.46%) JOnAS
16 10 (1.13%) WebLogic
16 10 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
17 9 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
18 7 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 271 (30.52%) MS Excel
2 185 (20.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) SunGard APT
1 11 (1.24%) FastVal
1 11 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.13%) Oracle CRM
2 10 (1.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.34%) assyst
4 3 (0.34%) AWD
4 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.94%) Office 365
2 32 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.03%) SaaS
5 6 (0.68%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 219 (24.66%) DNS
2 214 (24.10%) Firewall
3 168 (18.92%) SAN
4 164 (18.47%) DHCP
5 146 (16.44%) TCP/IP
6 130 (14.64%) LAN
7 109 (12.27%) WAN
8 108 (12.16%) VPN
9 59 (6.64%) VoIP
10 42 (4.73%) NAS
11 33 (3.72%) iSCSI
12 30 (3.38%) Internet
13 28 (3.15%) Network Security
14 27 (3.04%) Wireless
15 25 (2.82%) FTP
16 21 (2.36%) LDAP
16 21 (2.36%) Reverse Proxy
17 20 (2.25%) IPsec
18 15 (1.69%) VLAN
19 14 (1.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.35%) MySQL
4 12 (1.35%) MS Access
4 12 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.23%) DTS
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.11%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.01%) Subversion
3 8 (0.90%) Hudson
4 7 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.79%) Maven
5 4 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.11%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.11%) Zend Studio
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (12.16%) Finance
2 29 (3.27%) Retail
3 17 (1.91%) Back Office
4 16 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.35%) Legal
6 11 (1.24%) Marketing
7 7 (0.79%) Banking
8 6 (0.68%) Law
9 5 (0.56%) Advertising
10 4 (0.45%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.23%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 216 (24.32%) Analyst
2 171 (19.26%) Support Engineer
3 133 (14.98%) Support Analyst
4 104 (11.71%) IT Support
5 99 (11.15%) Administrator
6 94 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 83 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
9 57 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 51 (5.74%) Team Leader
11 48 (5.41%) Consultant
12 47 (5.29%) Service Analyst
13 42 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
14 39 (4.39%) Desktop Support
15 33 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (3.60%) Architect
17 31 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 31 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
17 31 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
18 30 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.52%) Web Services
2 27 (3.04%) .NET
3 15 (1.69%) J2EE
4 10 (1.13%) XML
5 8 (0.90%) ADSI
6 5 (0.56%) HTML
6 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) XMPP
7 3 (0.34%) CSS
7 3 (0.34%) COM
8 2 (0.23%) SAML
8 2 (0.23%) DCOM
8 2 (0.23%) SOAP
8 2 (0.23%) WAP
8 2 (0.23%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.23%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.11%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.11%) CSS3
9 1 (0.11%) HTML5
9 1 (0.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.88%) Blackberry
2 58 (6.53%) Clustering
3 32 (3.60%) Replication
4 31 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.93%) Thin Client
5 26 (2.93%) Fat Client
6 20 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.58%) Firmware
7 14 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.35%) Grid Computing
9 10 (1.13%) Physics
10 9 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.01%) Open Source
10 9 (1.01%) PKI
11 7 (0.79%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.68%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.56%) iPad
13 5 (0.56%) iPhone
13 5 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 724 (81.53%) Windows
2 347 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 226 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 168 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 132 (14.86%) Linux
6 123 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 122 (13.74%) Windows XP
8 63 (7.09%) Windows 8
9 59 (6.64%) UNIX
10 40 (4.50%) Windows Vista
11 22 (2.48%) Windows 2000
12 15 (1.69%) Apple iOS
13 14 (1.58%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.13%) Android
15 10 (1.13%) CentOS
16 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.56%) Solaris
18 3 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (21.85%) ITIL
2 78 (8.78%) Problem Management
3 77 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 57 (6.42%) Incident Management
5 39 (4.39%) Service Delivery
6 36 (4.05%) Project Management
7 35 (3.94%) E-Commerce
7 35 (3.94%) Load Balancing
8 32 (3.60%) Change Management
8 32 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
9 31 (3.49%) Service Management
10 30 (3.38%) CRM
11 27 (3.04%) Release Management
11 27 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
11 27 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (2.82%) Software Deployment
13 24 (2.70%) Change Control
14 20 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (2.25%) Data Security
15 17 (1.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (18.02%) SQL
2 71 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.07%) Java
4 28 (3.15%) Shell Script
5 27 (3.04%) VB
6 17 (1.91%) Perl
7 15 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.69%) Python
8 14 (1.58%) VBScript
9 12 (1.35%) PHP
10 8 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.79%) VBA
12 6 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.68%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.56%) C#
13 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.45%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.34%) VC++
15 3 (0.34%) C
15 3 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 205 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (13.74%) MCSE
3 74 (8.33%) Degree
4 72 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (8.00%) MCP
6 69 (7.77%) MCITP
7 66 (7.43%) CCNA
8 38 (4.28%) MCTS
9 30 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
9 30 (3.38%) MCSA
10 28 (3.15%) CCNP
10 28 (3.15%) Security Cleared
11 27 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (2.25%) CCIA
13 16 (1.80%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.58%) CCEE
14 14 (1.58%) CCAA
15 11 (1.24%) CISSP
16 9 (1.01%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.25%) SLA
2 26 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.79%) GAMP
4 7 (0.79%) GCP
4 7 (0.79%) GMP
5 6 (0.68%) COBIT
5 6 (0.68%) QA
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 217 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 77 (8.67%) vSphere
4 52 (5.86%) XenDesktop
5 50 (5.63%) XenApp
6 40 (4.50%) XenServer
7 35 (3.94%) VMware ESX
8 33 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (3.04%) KVM
10 21 (2.36%) ISA Server
11 20 (2.25%) Terminal Services
12 15 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (1.46%) NFS
14 11 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (1.24%) Terminal Server
15 10 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.56%) UAG
17 4 (0.45%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 71 (8.00%) SCCM
2 50 (5.63%) Backup Exec
3 31 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 30 (3.38%) WSUS
5 26 (2.93%) SCOM
6 17 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
7 16 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 15 (1.69%) Puppet
9 12 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (1.24%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.01%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.90%) Nagios
12 8 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.79%) SCDPM
13 7 (0.79%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.68%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.56%) MOM
16 3 (0.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 534 (60.14%) Microsoft
2 376 (42.34%) VMware
3 254 (28.60%) Citrix
4 169 (19.03%) Cisco
5 100 (11.26%) HP
6 74 (8.33%) Symantec
7 54 (6.08%) NetApp
8 38 (4.28%) McAfee
9 29 (3.27%) Oracle
10 25 (2.82%) Dell
11 22 (2.48%) Apple
11 22 (2.48%) JBoss
12 21 (2.36%) SonicWALL
13 18 (2.03%) LANDesk
13 18 (2.03%) Sophos
14 17 (1.91%) CheckPoint
14 17 (1.91%) SAP
15 16 (1.80%) Juniper
16 15 (1.69%) Lotus
16 15 (1.69%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + career prog
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits + OT +
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cognitive Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago